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potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
onerous - burdensome
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based